The Pier

After twenty years of no contact with his son, Larry McCarthy pretends to be on his death bed to get Jack to return to his native Ireland from America. Upon arrival Jack is furious to find his father alive and well and even more so when he then discovers he can’t leave . Soon, Father and son are forced into dealing with a painful history . At the core of their conflict is Larry’s denial about the death of his wife, Jacks mother. The story explores the difficult and painful, but often very hilarious ways they try to communicate. Forging a begrudging peace, the reality of life sets them when Larry discloses to Jack another truth that leads to a final reconciliation.

Directors: Gerard Hurley
Actors: Karl Johnson, Gerard Hurley, Lili Taylor, Mary Foskett, David O'Reilly, Rory D'Alton, Donal Sweeney, Con Downing, Frank Driscoll, John D'Alton, Pauline Cotter
Countrys: Ireland

More Details

Score Rating Count Release Date RunTime
6.5 164 2011-07-04 84

Crew Details

Job Title Member Name Job Title Member Name
DirectorGerard HurleyWriterGerard Hurley

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